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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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Weaving
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Textile fabrics
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Textile industry
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Textile design
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Cotton weaving
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Looms
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American Libraries
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Getty Research Institute
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The Boston Library Consortium
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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
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The Library of Congress
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posselt, e. a. (emanuel anthony), 1858-1921
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worcester art museum
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murphy, william s
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gilroy, clinton g
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holmes, james
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american school (lansing, ill.)
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Princeton Theological Seminary Library
by Bryant, William McKendree, b. 1843
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Life, death and immortality.--Oriental religions.--Buddhism and Christianity.--Christianity and Mohammedanism.--The natural history of church organization.--The heresy of non-progressive orthodoxy.--Miracles.--Christian ethics as contrasted with the ethics of other religions.--Eternity; a thread in the weaving of a life
Topics: Religion -- Philosophy, Immortality, Christianity and other religions
Internet Archive Books
by Van Vliet, Claire; Steiner, Elizabeth, 1934-
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eye 803
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Also available in special issue in clamshell box
Topics: Artists' books, Paper work, Bookbinding, Livres, Livres, Reliure, Reliure, Artists' books,...
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by Holmes, James, M.S.A
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v. 1. First year -- v. 2. Second year -- v. 3. Third year
Topics: Cotton weaving, Weaving
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Topic: Weaving
Cornell University Library
by Creative Crafts School of Weaving
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Topic: Hand weaving
The Library of Congress
by Gilroy, Clinton G
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eye 710
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Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Todd, Mattie Phipps
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"A list of helpful books and magazine articles": p. 153-158
Topic: Weaving
Topics: Textile machinery, Pickers (Weaving)
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Topics: Textile factories, Textile industry
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
Cover title: Labor saving looms
Topics: Looms, Weaving
Topic: Weaving
Topic: Cotton machinery
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by Holmes, James, M.S.A
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v. 1. First year -- v. 2. Second year -- v. 3. Third year
Topics: Cotton weaving, Weaving
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
The Library of Congress
by [Fairbanks, E. S., Mrs.] [from old catalog]; Keakley, Lou, [from old catalog] joint author; Finn, Delia A., [from old catalog] joint author; Lent, Mary L., [from old catalog] joint author; Wiemer, Mattie, [from old catalog] joint author
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Topic: Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Holmes, James
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Caption title. Cover title: Manuscript notes on weaving, by James Holmes, M.S.A. First year. Spine title: Manuscript notes, with samples of cloth. "Various fabrics" [5] p., handwritten on blank pages at beginning. Signed at end of volume: James Holmes & James Holmes Junr. Owner signature: Fred Ryan, Burnley. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Weaving, Cotton weaving, Weaving--Design, Textile machinery, Powerlooms
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Topics: Weaving, Looms
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
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Topic: Weaving
Cover title: Neueste Stickmuster
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Topics: Design, Knitting, Embroidery, Weaving
North Carolina Humanities Council
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(from t.p.) 1. Plain weaving -- 2. Tweeling -- 3. Double cloth, (plain and tweeled,) Marseilles quilting and velvets -- 4. Cross weaving, comprising gauze and net work -- 5. Figured weaving -- 6. Carpeting; including ingrain, imperial, brussels, wilton, turkey and velvet pile; also rugs, tapestry, etc. -- 7. Lace and embroidery -- 8. Plain and figured weaving by power
Topic: Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Holmes, James; Holmes, James, Jr
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Cover title
Topic: Weaving
Bibliograpy at end of each chapter; General bibliography: p. 207-215; Books for juveniles: p. 227-228
Topics: Textile industry, Spinning, Weaving
The Library of Congress
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Topic: Weaving
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
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Topic: Weaving
California Digital Library
by Rossbach, Ed. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Nathan, Harriet; Larsen, Jack Lenor
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Topics: Weaving -- California, Textile crafts -- California, Textile design -- California
American Libraries
by Robinson, A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances), 1857-1944
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Gertrude, the Great, Saint, 1256-1302, Visconti, Valentine, duchesse d' Orléans, 1366-1408,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=IOAqhgy-SnQC&oe=UTF-8
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Cussinet, J. Claude
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On spine: Fabrique. Tissage de la soie Mounted col. illustrations are samples of silk accompanying the instructions for weaving. Printed t.p., the rest of the volume is handwritten. Exhibited:"Textiles and Fiber Arts Exhibition," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Exhibited:"Case and Lobby Displays," organized by the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library, 1984. Exhibited:"Books Containing Unique Works of Art," organized...
Topics: Silk, Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Posselt, Emanuel Anthony, 1858- [from old catalog]; Philadelphia museum of art. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Jacquard weaving
California Digital Library
by Woodhouse, Thomas, 1862-1933; Milne, Thomas
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Topics: Linen, Weaving, Jute fiber, Jute plant
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Handicraft
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Q-hnfXlHmOoC&oe=UTF-8
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
Some illustrations are cut-out patterns, some weaving diagrams, some embroidery designs. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Pattern books
Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Collection
by American School (Chicago, Ill.); Nelson, H. William (Hector William), b. 1869
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Topic: Weaving
California Digital Library
by Hollister, Uriah S., 1838-1929
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Topics: Navajo Indians, Indians of North America -- Weaving, Indian textile fabrics -- North America
New York Public Library
by Austin, Mary Hunter, Mrs., 1868-1934
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The basket woman (first story) -- The basket woman (second story) -- The stream that ran away -- The coyote-spirit and the weaving woman -- The cheerful glacier -- The merry-go-round -- The Christmas tree -- The fire bringer -- The crooked fir -- The sugar pine -- The golden fortune -- The white-barked pine -- Naþ y·ang-Wit'e, the first rabbit drive -- Mahala Joe -- Pronouncing vocabulary
University of Maryland, College Park
by Rock, Cyril H; National Trust for Scotland
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Topics: Weaver's Cottage (Kilbarchan, Scotland), Historic buildings, Dwellings, Architecture, Domestic,...
American Libraries
by Marsden, Richard, 1837-1903
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Cotton weaving
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=wLJLAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Robinson, A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances), 1857-1944
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Gertrude, the Great, Saint, 1256-1302, Visconti, Valentine, duchesse d' Orléans, 1366-1408,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=EBFXAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Topic: Looms
The Library of Congress
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"List of all southern mills having one hundred looms or over, together with the number of looms, make of looms, class of goods manufactured and name of overseer of weaving": p. [91]-109
Topics: Looms, Weaving
Topic: Weaving
Caption title, p. [3]
Topics: Weaving, Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Lumscher, Nathaniel
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[5] p. handwritten at end. Also hand-drawn designs, part col
Topic: Weaving
American Libraries
by Herbert Edward Walmsley
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=ysUhAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
In box. 9 leaves lacking. Variant title: Schön neues Modelbuch. Forms part of: Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Weaving, Design, Pattern books
Includes index
Topic: Cotton weaving
American Libraries
by T. F. Bell
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=qvDILu3TeIEC&oe=UTF-8
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Staub, Theo. Vivian; Bradford (England). Technical College. Dept. of Textile Industries
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At head of title: City of Bradford Education Committee. Technical College - Department of Textile Industries
Topic: Weaving
California Digital Library
by Walker, Louisa
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Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Eppendorff, Lina
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Bound in grey paper boards; printed in black
Topics: Basket making, Manual training
Topics: Cotton manufacture, Cotton machinery
American Libraries
by Todd, Mattie Phipps
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Weaving
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=MAlPAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1854-1925; Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. Journal
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First appeared in 4 pts. in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, v. 46-48, 1916-1918. Reprinted
Topic: Weaving
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile industry
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
Includes index (v.8)
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
[1] Text.-[2] Atlas
Topic: Weaving
Cornell University Library
by Woodhouse, Thomas, 1862-1933; Milne, Thomas
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topic: Textile design
Getty Research Institute
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Topic: Weaving
American Libraries
texts
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Added general t.-p. bound before v.2, has imprint: Glasgow: Printed for James and Andrew Duncan; and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1808
Topic: Weaving
The Library of Congress
by Nelson, Thomas, b. 1872
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eye 452
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Topic: Weaving
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=M3MDAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Topics: Textile design, Textile fabrics
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Staub, Theo. Vivian; Bradford (England). Technical College. Dept. of Textile Industries
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At head of title: City of Bradford Education Committee. Technical College - Department of Textile Industries
Topic: Weaving
American Libraries
by Navajo school of Indian basketry, Los Angeles, Calf. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Basket making, Indian baskets
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=rGoSAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
"Authorities consulted" in each volume
Topics: Textile industry, Textile fabrics
The Library of Congress
by American School of Correspondence; Nelson, Hector William, 1869- [from old catalog]
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Topic: Jacquard weaving
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Topic: Weaving
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
by Nasar, Jack L; Evans-Cowley, Jennifer
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Cover title
Topics: Barrier-free design, Universal design